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didn't always watch out for myself. with unitedhealthcare, i get personalized information and rewards for addressing my health risks. but she's still going to give me a heart attack. that's health in numbers. unitedhealthcare. >>> welcome back. just joining us. had a rally today. stocks sharply higher across the board with about 45 minutes left in the trading session. the dow is up 237 points. what did we say, kelly, the high of the day was a 277-point gain. >> right. >> nasdaq even stronger. technology has been the leader to the upside today, and the s&p is up 27 points at 1453. >> that's right. well, the market likes washington's tax deal, but does pimco's bill gross? after all, it does little to nothing to address debt and deficit levels, and that could eventually impact bonds in a big way. bill joins us now from pimco headquarters in california, and, bill, your reaction? >> welcome back, sir. >> thank you very much. thanks for having me. well, kelly, you know, i think that this rally is really a rally emanating from japan and actually from the fed in terms of its new qe policies.
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